Git and WordPress workflow for Local Development to Staging Webserver

This guide shows a Git and WordPress workflow and demonstrates version control using Git from a local development environment on OSX to a staging site webserver. For the Database control we will use WP Migrate Pro. A second remote repo for a production server would also need to be added in a real world scenario. This guide just…

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Using Slick Responsive Navigation Mobile Menus on Genesis Child Theme

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This guide uses a jQuery mobile responsive menu from Josh Cope and shows how you can use it for a mobile menu in a Genesis Child theme in WordPress. There is also a guide for regular WordPress themes here. Also I have made a plugin which will work  on Genesis and regular WordPress themes. SlickNav mobile menu is supports all modern…

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Install and set up wp-cli WordPress on shared and local hosting

WordPress has a command line tool called wp-cli which operates similar to what Drush does for Drupal, it runs on OSX/Linux operating systems with a minimum of PHP 5.3.2 or later and WordPress 3.5.2. This guide will go through getting and installing wp-cli and basic usage it covers for either a local or production server environment. Install wp-cli curl…

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Using ScrollReveal.js in a WordPress Genesis Theme

ScrollReveal.js is a javascript resource for animating objects as they appear in the viewport, here’s how to get it going in a Genesis theme for WordPress. Above are four colored balls set to animate with scrollreval each time they enter into the viewport. You can apply the affects to small page elements or larger containers, for example…

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